Commandant Beaurepaire

An old rose (Bourbons) with large double, fragrant light-pink¬†flowers striped and flecked¬†with deep-pink, purple and scarlet. This Bourbon rose is named for Nicholas Joseph Beaurepaire, a retired colonel in the French army who, after the Revolution and on the invasion of France by Prussia and Austria, was called to defend the town of Verdun with…

Camayeux / Camaieux

A fascinating variety; white flowers, heavily striped and splashed with crimson. The stripes fade at first to magenta and then to lilac-grey. It is an Old Rose with a typical old rose fragrance.